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shiva katte
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Joined: Feb 07, 2001
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NOTE :
IN THIS CODE PRIORITY IS NOT IN EFFECT, PL HELP
[This message has been edited by Rahul Mahindrakar (edited February 08, 2001).]
Rahul Mahindrakar
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Joined: Jul 28, 2000
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Because you are allowing the threads to sleep alternatively you are giving the other thread to get its work done. In the program above i have not allowed the threads to sleep. Thus the thread with a greater priority keeps working. However note that priority is not the basis on which you should schedule your work. You should not expect that a thread with a higher priority will always get the cpu and a thread with a lower priority will never get the cpu. This is because of Time Slicing.

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